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Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
me with her girlfriends from oakland, they grew up living a darker side of history. >> i was in the south when we had to actually go in the back of the restaurant and wasn't able to sit at the counter. >> reporter: carol heys would never imagine she could see an african-american president sworn in. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: or talk about martin luther king. mr.bam made history uttering a three letter word never spoken in an inaugural address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated fairly under the law. >> reporter: he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harsher tone, the smaller crowd of 700, 000. anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point of the inauguration rich with history and four years later, hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be a part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol
CBS
Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
anne makovec is in the newsroom room this morning with the steps officials are taking in oakland. >> reporter: a total of four measures aimed at beefing up the oakland pd were sent on to the council last night but the public safety committee stopped short of approving a plan to bring former l.a. police chief bill bratton on board as a consultant. [ screaming ] >> reporter: protestors opposing bratton's outspoken approval of "stop & frisk" policies. now, bratton is a former police chief of l.a. and new york and he supports an officer's right to search anyone if there's reasonable suspicion the person is involved in criminal activity. with the murder rates at alarming levels in oakland the council has been considering a $250,000 contract to hire bratton to help the oakland pd. last night, a committee approved the contract but didn't confirm bratton will be the man. the council ordered to look at alternatives. >> i'm the police chief. i'm the guy that gets to decide what practice we are going to do and how we're going to do it because i'm the pe
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 4:30am PST
next door to richmond! >> reporter: activists from groups including "occupy oakland" are protesting saying he has openly aggressive police measures including "stop & frisk" in which people can be stopped and searched just for looking suspicious. >> it's racial profiling. and any young black or brown person who fits the profile is going to be subject to being harassed. >> the city is polarized on this issue. it can't stay black and white like that. not every police officer is an angel but not every police officer is corrupt either. >> reporter: in the end the council approved spending $250,000 to hire bratton the former police chief of los angeles and new york and he is now charged with advising the opd on a short-term crime- fighting strategy. oakland's police chief howard jordan says there is no discussion of using "stop & frisk" and that he does not support that policy. mayor quan's office sent out a letter this morning saying the aclu down in los angeles reported a dramatic drop in police-related complaints during his tenure as t
CBS
Jan 14, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> a big announcement today from oakland police and city leaders there. they hope to share a plan of action after a deadly violent weekend in the city. five people shot on seminary drive last night multiple people injured but nobody killed. there were a total of three nonfatal shootings yesterday and on friday, four people were killed in separate incidents. no arrests have been made and some city leaders say they have just had enough. >> i think that not only a stat of emergency but we also need to call out, reach out to other law enforcement. if it's u.s. marshals, the sheriff, the state police, that's what oakland needs to immediately be able to deal with this crime issue. >> in the new year there have already been six homicides in oakland, last year 131 the most in six years. >>> this afternoon two oakland men accused of killing two girls scheduled to enter their pleas in court. 15-year-old rachel gerstle and bobbie sartain were killed in east oakland in late november. court documents show two men are charged with the murders. >>> a rape sus
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 4:30am PST
deputy chief sis land february commanding the bureau of field operations. >>> oakland city leaders are not ready to declare the stated of emergency despite a sudden surge of violence over the weekend. there were 16 shootings during a span of 72 hours that ended yesterday. four victims died all within a six-hour stretch on friday. police chief howard jordan says most of the recent violence is traced to two feuding gangs. he says it's over the past several months about 90% of the city's shootings, robberies and homicides are all linked to a summer murder of a gang member's girlfriend. he would not identify the gangs involved. chief jordan says police have arrested one suspect and three persons of interest in connection with the shootings this past friday. >>> a nationally known police consultant to may be hired by oakland is an advocate for the stop and frisk tactic. the consultant, former los angeles police chief william bratton, says it's necessary to get illegal guns off the streets. but stop and frisk policies vary between cities and are under
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 4:30am PST
in this house. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> oakland police officers are doing all they can to stop violence in the city, but the police chief says they need the public's help. howard jordan held a news conference to announce recent arrests in murder cases and two shootings of police officers last week. they are still trying to identify suspects in monday's shooting of an 8-year-old girl. >> i and my officers are committed to the children in this community and our neighborhoods. we will catch the shooter and we are coming after you. >> police think the 8-year-old was caught in the crossfire. she was not the intended target. she is still recovering in the hospital. >>> that said, starting thursday there will be even fewer uniformed police officers patrolling the streets of oakland. the california highway patrol is pulling its officers out. chp has been helping out for the last 90 days but officials say they can't afford it anymore. >> chp, like any other organization, has the budget that it has to operate within and so it would be imprudent for any agency
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> this morning, a reward will be announced for the return of a valuable artifact stolen from the oakland museum. police say a thief broke into the museum monday and stole a historic gold box worth more than $800,000. oakland police and mayor jean quan will join museum officials to announce the reward at 9:30 this morning. this is the second time in two months someone broke into this museum. >>> the water is back on at a bay area hospital disrupted by an apparent pipe problem. alta bates medical center in oakland declared a code dry for the building yesterday. that means the hospital halted almost all water use. during the time all the surgeries were put on hold and no one could flush toilets or turn on any taps. the problem, a plumbing failure. the code dry lasted for more than four hours. >>> boeing's state-of-the-art 787 dreamliner is under scrutiny after two incidents involving the passenger planes in boston this week. the latest was yesterday when a japan airlines jet leaked fuel while taxiing at logan international airport. it followed an electri
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am PST
-moon bay. 60s toward much of the east bay. 5 bay -- 65 in oakland. on wednesday there's a chance of showers. looks like things could get unsettled right in the next weekend. >>> thank you, lawrence and on this mlk day, traffic is nice and light. crosses the san mateo bridge, helding towards foster city and the peninsula out of hayward only a 13 minute drive are. westbound and eastbound moving at the limit. otherwise a live look at the nimitz. 880 near the oakland coliseum, 66 we have traffic camera there and northbound and southbound nice and quiet between downtown oakland and hayward. and other live traffic cameras, we are getting word of it this accident on northbound 208 approaching the 880 interchange. it sounds like a car went off the roadway, hit some trees, so one lane is blocked. i'll let you know if we start to see traffic stacking up on 238 or back to 580. it tends to bottleneck that area. traffic still super light and westbound 580, no brake lights coming through livermore. that's a check of your time saver traffic. >>> today the
CBS
Jan 29, 2013 4:30am PST
of the nimitz right near the oakland coliseum during the afternoon. traffic stopped on 880 in both directions. people got out of their cars and gonged at the stunts. nobody was hurt but the chp says it caused a major disruption. >> it's not funny. a lot of people were affected that day. >> chp says they will aggressively pursue the people responsible for the disruption over the weekend. >>> president barack obama goes to las vegas today to push for immigration reform. the president was planning to introduce a plan of his own but a bipartisan group of eight senators came out with a proposal yesterday and the president is getting behind it. >> there is more political risk in opposing immigration reform than in supporting it. >> no one should expect that members of the senate are just going to rubber stamp what a group have met and decided. >> the plan would provide a way for about 11 million illegal immigrants to become permanent citizens with beefed up border security. >>> coming up, the psychology of success. why now is a great time to be a bay
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:30am PST
-ramp in oakland last night just before 9 p.m. on the 17th street on-ramp to westbound interstate 980. the highway patrol says the elderly victim was hit by three cars. two drivers left the scene but one is cooperating with investigators. the chp says the pedestrian may have been homeless. he was pronounced dead at the scene. >>> oakland police have detained two people in connection with a fire in a vacant victorian on harrison street. the two were actually rescued from the roof of that burning house yesterday. according to the owner, the vacant property is known to house squatters. it took firefighters to put it out. >>> a $26 million security system is approved for the new eastern span of the bay bridge. the system will include 175 video, infrared and thermal imaging cameras. equipment will be atop the bridge and beneath it and will include a monitoring system. the system was originally expected to cost about $8 million. but we know how that goes. >> yeah no kidding. >>> time now 4:41. they are calling it a temple of jazz in san francisco. ne
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
'8" with a pot-belly. >>> now we have a look at the historic gold box stolen from the oakland museum of california last week. the museum's insurance company is offering a $12,000 reward for its return. the box is 7" high and deep and 9" long. it was taken in the second break-in at the museum in two months. the museum has increased its security since then. >>> bay area residents are weighing in on another idea -- or an idea of another area code so get ready for 628. this would cover marin, san francisco and san mateo counties. the california puc held its first meetings yesterday for public feedback. it has two options. it can split the region so one part keeps 415 and the rest even current 415 phones would change to 628. or it can just add 628 in the 415 region. people get really possessive with their area codes, right? >> we all do. >>> a federal judge will consider whether to block the implementation of san francisco's nudity ban at a hearing today. public nudity activists are asking the judge to block the law while he considers their lawsuit
CBS
Jan 2, 2013 4:30am PST
. and if you are heading along 880 northbound into oakland, so far it's a nice ride, very easy commute towards the maze if you are headed to the bay bridge no delays there. and southbound 880 looking good in both directions and mass transit right on time. bart just got started about 15 minutes ago. ace train back in service after yesterday's holiday. muni, caltrain on a regular schedule as well as ferries. that's a look at your morning drive. >> thank you. >>> two people are dead in san francisco after a driver crashed a car while trying to avoid police. officers initially tried to pull over the chevy impala because it matched the description of a car connected to shots fired at a san francisco housing project. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the white vehicle that's now come to rest at the portal of the store. >> the crash killed the driver of the car and the pedestrian at 21st street and south van ness avenue. officers arrested the suspect injured in the crash. police say they found
CBS
Jan 3, 2013 4:30am PST
the investigation. >>> the city of oakland plans to issue special identification cards for people without legal immigration status. yesterday, mayor jean quan showed off an example of the card which is also designed to function as a debit card. the city expects to issue 6,000 of the cards. >>> a clue of a case of a dog killing in a san francisco robbery. the man seen running away in this grainy surveillance video last friday just mugged a woman and threw her dog into oncoming traffic. the owner says she treated her dog like a child. >> seeing everything in my head again and wanting to break everything and screaming at the top of my lungs because i miss her and i'm angry. >> there is currently a $3,000 reward for any information that might lead to an arrest. >>> the city of san mateo has evicted a family from its home after years of complaints from neighbors. the reason? lots of construction materials and debris inside and outside the home on lindbergh street. mark cliner was issued a construction permit for the home in 2001 and it's still a work in progress. his general contractor says he works
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 4:30am PST
on this tuesday. a teenaged boy is oakland's first homicide victim of 2013. he was found shot to death in a parked car near hegenberger and hamill street yesterday afternoon. no arrests so far and no word on a motive. >>> the man accused of killing 7 people at oikos university last year is ordered back to court january 28. a judge ruled yesterday that 44- year-old one goh is not mentally fit for trial. his lawyer says there's a good chance he will be sent to napa state hospital for treatment after discussions resume this month. >>> a plane ran off a runway in san carlos. it ended up nose down in a pond stuck in the mud. the pilot and passenger walked away unhurt. the plane had some damage. sheriff's deputies say the pilot may have been going too fast landing. the airport was closed for six hours. >>> an suv smashed into a livermore restaurant while customers were eating lunch. police say the driver of a parked cadillac escalade hit the wrong pedal and crashed into the italian cafe. it hit the dining room and out the other side of the building. the
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
a notorious east oakland street gang. the "chronicle" reports that ravi kumra was killed not long after a prostitute revealed details about his on length monte sereno home to money team members. two of the three killers are believed to have ties to the gang. >>> today is the last day on the job for san jose's police chief chris moore. he announced last fall that he planned to retire after two years as chief. he has since expressed frustration at city budget cuts that prompted many officers to find jobs in other cities. the city manager deborah if i again to any announced last week that she is extending the search for replacement. didn'tty chief larry esquivel is interim chief but doesn't want the chief job long term. one of chief moore's last big decisions came yesterday when he rejected plans by casino m8trix to have gambling facilities on the eighth floor. the gaming administrator determined multilevel gambling could be security problems. >>> the overseas reymar hit the bay bridge tower closest to yerba buena hour on january 7 and now the california
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
's light. so if you have an early-morning flight by oakland airport, heading to the oakland coliseum for any reason, it continues to move well down towards hayward. dumbarton bridge has areas of overnight roadwork eastbound 84. no roadwork we're told in the westbound lanes just eastbound until 6:00 this morning. and bart so far off to a great start. no delay on any of the bart lines including all those stops heading towards downtown san francisco. that's a check of traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> bay area music legend rick stevens is doing what he does best singing. it's a rare sight considering the singer spent the last 36 years behind bars. 72-year-old stevens performed at bimbo's in san francisco last night. the late '60s and '70s he was the leader of tower of power then he got involved in drugs and murdered three men. he said music helped him get around the dangerous world of drugs. >> music is what enabled me to just safely walk the line with the mexican mafia, norteno,crips, bloods, bikers, skinheads, anybody that was everybod
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am PST
, a noontime vigil is planned in oakland today for a man who was shot and killed while detained by bart police. family will hold a vigil at the fruitvale bart station. that's where oscar grant was shot four years ago today. officer johannes mehserle was later found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. he was released from prison in june 2011 after serving his sentence. >>> the reward is now up to $15,000. this is for information leading to an arrest in the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl in east oakland. investigators say that jubrille jordan was shot sunday at 66th avenue and lion way as she and a 14-year-old boy were walking to a bart station. the boy was wounded in the foot. >>> an exciting end to 2012 at mineta international airport in san jose. a man hopped a fence and took off across the tarmac. this all happened around 8:00 last night. the man apparently made it across two runways and was heading for one of the terminals before police caught him. it is unclear exactly what his intent was, but police are telling us that he suffers from a mental illness. >>> 4:40. new year, new laws w
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 4:30am PST
treated at the oakland zoo and veterinarians say he is very sick. they are trying to take care of him. >>> california may be getting close to putting the great white shark on a protected species list. groups have specialed the state citing two studies that estimate only 338 great whites remaining off the west coast. a team of state officials is skeptical about that low number. but on monday, determined there is enough evidence to protect the species as threatened or endangered. the issue is now in the hands of the state fish & game commission >>> for the first time since 1996, nobody was elected to baseball's hall of fame yesterday. the big reason of course is steroids. former san francisco giants slugger barry bonds did not come close to being voted in on the first ballot, only 36% of the baseball writers who voted saying that bonds belongs in the hall of fame. that's far short of the 75% required. roger clemens, sammy sosa, also denied. i think clemens got 37%, sosa only got 12%. >> it's such a polarizing issue, something we debated yesterday
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 4:30am PST
breezy in pacifica, east bay 50s and pleasanton. inside the bay 60 in oakland, 58 san francisco, 59 santa rosa. next couple of days we are going to warm those temperatures up. some places near 70 as we get in toward wednesday and thursday. looking very nice and the clouds roll back in and we cool back down over the weekend. all right. let's check the roads now with liza battalones. >> good morning, everyone. roadways so far looking just great. we don't have any major accidents for bay area freeways as we go outside i'll show you a picture now of the 880/237 interchange. our cameras are picking up light traffic. no major problems so far for that busy freedom-milpitas corridor both 880 and 237 at the limit. earlier roadwork picked up in santa clara county. you can see our censors are picking up a decent travel time right now and speeds are up as you head through 280 approaching downtown san jose. do keep in mind pg&e still working on that power outage. 1,000 pg&e customers affected because of this power outage hesperian and bachmann in the san l
CBS
Jan 31, 2013 4:30am PST
to see some slowing at least through those downtown oakland exits. golden gate bridge looking good from marin county in san francisco. >>> a close call for a woman trying to save her dog that went over a cliff. a rescue at fort funston. first a dog went down and the woman tried to go after him and fell 50 feet down to the beach. eventually rescuers went down on ropes, retrieved the dog using a special harness. they had to airlift the woman off the beach. she is recovering from her injuries this morning. >>> a bay area family is on edge after being targeted twice this week by vandals. family told cbs 5 that someone clearly is out to get them. they live in san jose's willow glen enabled. it all started on monday when someone threw yellow paint on their car and slashed their tires. the second night vandals took it to a whole new level doused the front door with gas and set that on fire. 3 a.m. yesterday they heard a thump at the front door and opened it to a wall of flames. luckily the fire didn't spread. >> i'm fearful for the health of my family
CBS
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
-foot-long dwarf caiman that looks like an alligator, arrived at the oakland zoo after this pot bust. he died overnight. deputies found the reptile in a cramped plexiglass tank. experts say he was barely surviving. >> their metabolism is slow enough and that they are durable enough that you can keep an animal in substandard conditions for many, many years. >> he was probably used to scare off potential marijuana thieves. >>> a dozen killer whales trapped under the ice in canada are free. they had been bobbing around a truck-sized hole for air. locals have been planning a rescue operation with chainsaws and drills. the ice shifted and the whales got out. >>> in healthwatch changes are coming for sleeping pills. turns out they work a little bit too well. the fda is requiring makers of ambien and similar pills to lower dosages. the problem increased risk of injury due to morning drowsiness including car accidents. regulators wanted the recommended dosage in half for women. >>> the flu is spreading fast and now the makers of flu vaccine and tamifl
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